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Ray Villalobos is a full-time author and teacher at He is also a speaker and author of the book, Exploring Multimedia for Designers. He has more than 20 years experience in developing and programming multimedia projects. Previously at Entravision Communications, he designed and developed a network of radio station and TV web sites. As a senior producer for Tribune Interactive, he was responsible for designing and for creating immersive multimedia projects and Flash games for the site.

Sessions & Courses

  • Build a Mobile Application in 10 minutes (with jQuery Mobile)
  • Time | Room

jQuery mobile is a touch optimized framework that's the fastest way to build mobile web applications. In this talk, Ray Villalobos, Staff Author for will show you how to build a searchable list-based mobile application from scratch using jQuery Mobile using only HTML5 tagsā€¦no JavaScript. I've you've been wondering if you can build great apps without having to learn Objective-C or Java, then jQuery Mobile could be the best engine for you next project. You'll see how jQuery mobile uses the HTML5 data attribute to add functionality that makes your regular page look like a mobile app in just a few minutes.

  • Training Course Introduction to jQuery Mobile
  • Time | Room

jQuery mobile is a touch optimized framework and the fastest and easiest way to create mobile applications that look and feel like native applications. The great thing about jQuery Mobile is that if you know basic HTML5 you've got everything you need to build great mobile applications. You don't have to learn complex languages like Objective-C or Java. The framework has excellent support for all major mobile platforms including iOs, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and more. In this course, Staff Author Ray Villalobos shows you how easy it is to get started installing, using and customizing a real project. We'll explore all of the major features of the framework and build a real application.

  • Training Course jQuery Mobile Web Applications
  • Time | Room

jQuery mobile is a touch optimized framework and a great way to build mobile web applications. If you know a little JavaScript and jQuery, then you can build applications that tie into different services like WordPress, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube, creating an app that's easy to update by publishing data from those services. Instead of having to update your app, you simply post a photo, tweet, video or an article to one of those sites and your app is automatically updated.

If you've already attended an introduction to jQuery Mobile, this is a great follow up class. If you know jQuery mobile and you're looking to take your knowledge further and build dynamic applications that get data from external sources, this is a great hands-on session.


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